Kelly, a 14-year-old female, has been referred to a registered dietitian as part of her treatment plan for a new diagnosis of anorexia. Members of Kelly’s treatment team include her primary care physician, a psychiatrist, her school health nurse, her parents, and a registered dietitian. Kelly started to display an intense anxiety of gaining weight when her parents divorced (she was 12 ½ years old at the time). Her growth data is provided below. Kelly started menses when she was 12, but hasn’t had a period for the past year. Her usual food intake in the past three months includes […]
A 17-year-old male went to his physician after noting a slight red color in his urine. No prior renal disease was present. History revealed a sore throat and fever (102.5° F) of 5 days’ duration 10 days earlier. Blood pressure was elevated (165/105 mm Hg). Temperature, pulse, and respiration all were within normal limits. Puffy eyelids and swollen ankles were noted. Pharynx and tonsils appeared inflamed. Cervical lymph nodes were tender and slightly enlarged. Laboratory Data Urinalysis results revealed 4+ protein, 20–30 RBC, and 25–30 WBC/high-power field. Hyaline, erythrocyte, and granular casts were noted. Testing for antistreptolysin O was increased […]
1.Describe at least three assessment of the patient performed during pulmonary function test. Identify priorities and state the rationale for each. 2. describe methods of communication utilized in each situation of the pft test and state how each contributed to patient safety during the procedure.
A.1) Given what you know about genome size why might you expect neutral substitutions to happen more slowly in viruses than in bacteria? A.2) Why might neutral substitutions actually happen faster in viruses than bacteria?